Provisional Utility Applications provides the means to establish an early date of priority. If you have a non final sketch of your patent and want time to complete it however you are also concerned that no one should file your invention before you then you can file a provisional patent. This grants a period of one year you to file your final patent and during this time you can use the status patent pending for your invention and product. Provisional Patent applications are not examined.
The Draft of Provisional Utility Applications must fulfill following requirements:
- Filing fees
- Cover Sheet identifying Provisional Application
Following are the benefit of Provisional Filing Date:
- You have the priority date
- You can use patent pending status for your invention or product
Intellectual Property Logium assists drafting and filing provisional patents in USA.